Period
to 23 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 200 217
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.51% 2.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 30
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £32,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,458 1,926 1,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.36% 34.77% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,188 1,499 1,485
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -15 6 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Leatherhead +8 5 £25,000 -58.33%
Camberley - 3 £65,000 -
Godalming - 3 £21,000 -
Woking +27 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Farnham -15 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Egham - 1 £52,500 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Fintech
2 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Google
4 4 (18.18%) Pay per click
4 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Graphic Design
4 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) RESTful
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (18.18%) Typography
4 4 (18.18%) AdWords
4 4 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) Game Development
4 4 (18.18%) Social Media
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) AdWords
2 3 (13.64%) Serverless
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.55%) Flink
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) Impala
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Games Artist
1 4 (18.18%) PPC Executive
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Graduate
2 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Resourcer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Account Executive
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Executive
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 2 (9.09%) Junior
3 2 (9.09%) Junior SEO Executive
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (9.09%) PPC Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) SEO Executive
4 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Fintech
2 4 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (18.18%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Game Development
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Pay per click
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) Typography
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.55%) Databricks
2 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.55%) MapR
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft